Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office’


San Luis Obispo County Sheriff – Coroner About Us
Formed in 1850, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is the oldest and largest law enforcement agency in the county, with enforcement covering over 3,200 square miles. In addition to being the primary law enforcement agency for San Luis Obispo County, the Sheriff is responsible for coroner services, the county jail which houses over 500 inmates, the civil division, and special investigations units like the Gang Task Force, Special Problems Unit, Narcotics Unit, Records and Warrants, Sheriff & EMS dispatch facility, Search and Rescue, the Posse Unit, Aero Squadron and Dive Team.

The Mission of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is to protect all life and property and to provide service, security, and safety to the community, as directed by law and moral responsibility.
http://www.slosheriff.org/



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SLO County sheriff deputy’s history of shooting suspects

One of the San Luis Obispo County deputies who shot and killed a man driving on Highway 101 last year, was sued four years earlier after he shot an unarmed man in the back. While the district attorney in Los... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar staff disbelieved girl being sexually abused by bus driver

Lucia Mar Unified School District officials knew about a bus driver allegedly sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl, but they did not believe the girl was telling the truth, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office detective testified in court on... (Continue reading)

Teens arrested for shooting BBs into a vacant field

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested two juveniles in Los Osos on Friday afternoon for firing a BB gun in a “grossly negligent manner.” [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 7 p.m., a 911 caller reported seeing someone shoot a... (Continue reading)

Body of missing man found at Port San Luis

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the body found floating in the water at Port San Luis on Jan. 31 as 40-year-old James Ross Calder of Avila Beach. [Cal Coast Times] Neighbors reported Calder missing on Jan.... (Continue reading)

Greg Clayton to challenge Ian Parkinson in sheriff’s race

Retired San Luis Obispo police officer and long time private investigator Greg Clayton announced Friday that he is running against San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson for the county’s top law enforcement seat. [Cal Coast Times] Following the death... (Continue reading)

California Valley shooting victims identified

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified a father and son who lived at a previously large marijuana grow site as the victims of a deadly shooting at a California Valley home on Monday. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly... (Continue reading)

Two men murdered at California Valley marijuana grow site

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies are investigating the shooting deaths of two men whose bodies were found at a marijuana grow site in the California on Monday.  Deputies also discovered a gun near the bodies. [Cal Coast Times] Edward... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles teens rob Los Osos teen during drug deal

San Luis Obispo County sheriff deputies arrested three Paso Robles teens for allegedly robbing a Los Osos teen at gun point during a drug deal on Friday. Earlier, the 17-year-old Los Osos boy had contacted the Paso Robles teens to... (Continue reading)

Templeton girl thwarts kidnapping attempt

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who tried to kidnap a 9-year-old girl at a playground inside a mobile home park on the 1200 block of Bennet Way in Templeton on Saturday. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

SLO sheriff hires full-time coroner to replace embattled examiner

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has replaced its embattled medical examiner with a full-time forensic pathologist who is moving to the Central Coast. Over the last couple years, former SLO County medical examiner Gary Walter came under scrutiny... (Continue reading)



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